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Truckloads of money corrupting the US “news” about Syria, war and peace.

Public Accountability Initiative

Conflicts of interest in the Syria debate

The media debate surrounding the question of whether to launch a military attack on Syria in August and September of 2013 was dominated by defense industry-backed experts and think tanks. These individuals and organizations are linked to dozens of defense and intelligence contractors, defense-focused investment firms, and diplomatic consulting firms with strong defense ties, yet these business ties were rarely disclosed on air or in print. This report brings transparency to these largely undocumented and undisclosed connections.

Good example, the darling of the “liberal” and “progressive” warmongers, the Brookings Institution:

…Experts with The Brookings Institution were cited in 31 articles on Syria in our dataset, more than any other think tank. Brookings is an influential think tank that is presented in the media as an independent authority, yet it receives millions in funding from the defense industry, including $1 – 2.5 million from Booz Allen Hamilton and $50,000 – $100,000 from Boeing, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and Palantir Technologies. Brookings Executive Education’s Advisory Council Chair, Ronald Sanders, is a Vice President and Senior Fellow at Booz Allen Hamilton.”

For some reality, see our articles and posts on Syria, false flags, supporting Al Qaeda, Saudi arms and money.  It’s a real great time for all.  War is Peace; heil Hitler.

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